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“A Sense Of Place: Memories Of Chattanooga” At The Hunter

The Westside area of Chattanooga in 2022.
Olivia Ross / Chattanooga Times Free Press
The Westside area of Chattanooga in 2022.

Works by two Black artists - Beauford Delaney and Nellie Mae Rowe - are now on display in special exhibitions at the Hunter Museum.

Both artists grew up in cities neighboring Chattanooga during segregation.

On Thursday, starting at 6 PM, the Hunter will present a program inspired by the Rowe exhibition, titled “A Sense of Place: Memories of Chattanooga.”

Charlie Newton is an artist, educator, activist and longtime resident of Chattanooga’s Westside.

Adera Causey is the Hunter’s curator of education.

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